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Online briefings being held for election candidates

People planning to stand in forthcoming local elections can find out how to put their name forward at two briefings hosted by East Hampshire District Council’s Election Team.

Potential candidates for the Hampshire County Council elections and for any by-elections for East Hampshire District Council are asked to attend the online meetings.

The first briefing will be held at 10am on Wednesday 3 March, using Microsoft Teams, and will help candidates and their agents through the nomination process and explain how elections will be run in accordance with coronavirus safety guidelines.

The second briefing will be held 3pm on Monday 19 April, again using Microsoft Teams, and will go through polling stations, polling day and the count.

If you would like to attend the either of these meetings email If you cannot attend an information pack will be sent to you.

To stand in the election nominations must be received by 4pm on Thursday 8 April.